Who are usually the victims of dog bites?
Often, the victims of dog bites are children and the elderly. While injuries form dog bites are minor, some dog bite injuries can be serious and permanent, or even deadly. In addition, the victims of dog bites suffer emotional trauma. Injuries from dog bites may include: puncture wound, nerve damage, bone fractures, hand injuries, fear and anxiety, facial injuries, post-traumatic stress disorder and disfigurement. Any breed of dog can attack. However, most dog attacks occur on private property. Often, these types of attacks are caused by the dog owner’s negligence.
Other Dog Bite FAQs:
- Are dog bites a common occurrence?
- Are the dog bite laws the same across Texas?
- My mother witnessed a dog attack and someone said there was a possibility of filing a bystander claim. Is that possible?
- What happens if a dog not previously regarded as dangerous bites me?
- Who are usually the victims of dog bites?